How to count users in confluence server version?

The documentation we've found appears to work for cloud version, but not server.

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Hi Kurt,

I found this documentation that may be helpful to you -

Basically you can run a query in the confluence DB and retrieve the number of users.

Hope it help you.

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Davin Studer Community Champion Mar 08, 2017

On the System Information page (http(s)://{yourserver}/admin/systeminfo.action) there is a section that tells you the count of users. Search on that page for "Local Users".

Thanks, but I think this shows the number of theoretically possible users who can login, not who actually has logged in, and hence is consuming a license.

Davin Studer Community Champion Mar 09, 2017

Atlassian licensing is not based on how many people are currently in the system. It is based on how many people are in the user directory with the "can use" permission applied. Even if no one is logged in your licenses are being consumed. Check out the links below for how Confluence licensing works.

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Thanks for the feedback, but I found that in the server version, the answer is in Confluence administration --> License Details. There is a "Licensed users" section that shows how many are currently signed up, out of the total available licenses.

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Hello all,

I'm updating this old post as it has a lot of views, and we have a feature request now for the functionality, as it exists in Jira.

Have a look at this:

Please feel free to vote on the request if you are interested, since it will help show how helpful this would be to many users. You can watch the case as well if you want to be updated of any changes.

Kind regards,


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